The practice of working with children left without parental care in foreign developed countries



We discuss different approaches to work with children left without parental care, implemented in developed foreign countries. We emphasize that, to facilitate socialization and adaptation of these children in Russia, we should take into account the experience of all the systems of education, take the best of them, adapt them to the Russian mentality, increase funding for children's homes system, develop a comprehensive approach to prevent homelessness and neglect of children, and create conditions for promoting adoption of children by foster families.

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Keywords: children left without parental care, foster care, foster family

Journal rubric: Juridical Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Larin A.N., Konopleva I.N. The practice of working with children left without parental care in foreign developed countries [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2013. Vol. 5, no. 3 (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

A. N. Larin, Post-graduate Student, Chair of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Department of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

Inga N. Konopleva, PhD in Psychology, Docent, Associate Professor, Department of Clinical and Forensic Psychology, Faculty of Legal Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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